Brigada – 2021-10-03

1) Raw Mission – A New Podcast

1) Raw Mission – A New Podcast

A new podcast has been launched by Frontiers UK, offering authentic stories from the field which highlight the joys and sorrows of serving cross-culturally in the Muslim world. The aim is to smash the stereotype that mission is for the super-spiritual or the extraordinarily gifted or holy. It’s on Apple, Spotify and other podcast apps. For more information, click here: https://rawmission.buzzsprout.com/.

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2) Foundations for Coaching Excellence Training

2) Foundations for Coaching Excellence Training

Coaching Mission International is offering a 1-year cross-cultural, Christ-centered FCE course that will give you the skills to ask powerful questions, to know what to listen for and how to draw out God’s heart in any individual to help them achieve their goals. They offer customized feedback to support you in your development as a coach. For more information, go to their website here:
https://coachingmission.com/become-a-coach/foundations-for-coaching-excellence/
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4) Affordable Place For Personal Retreat

4) Affordable Place For Personal Retreat

Shekinah Ranch is a place for rest, restoration, and fellowship with God in the Rocky Mountains of Colorado. The cabin is available for couples or individual persons in full-time Christian ministry. It is fully equipped and winterized. Roads are kept open throughout the year. To learn more or to make a reservation, please visit https://www.shekinahranch.org.

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5) Missiology Catalyst Position

5) Missiology Catalyst Position

Frontier Ventures is seeking a person to promote missiological reflection and engagement both inside and outside the organization. This position seeks to connect and engage the worldwide frontier mission community, to cultivate, and catalyze collaborative efforts for: learning – sharing of information and vision, and strategies – advancement of effectiveness. For more information, please email Jeff at jeff.kwon@frontierventures.org

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6) New Book “Stop Sending Missionaries” by Richard Malm

6) New Book “Stop Sending Missionaries” by Richard Malm

Is it time we stop trying to change the world and start focusing more on ministry within our own borders? Author Richard Malm offers positive, thoughtful responses to six common objections to the missionary sending dilemma. If you’ve wondered if it is time to stop investing so much in sending missionaries then you owe it to yourself to read this book and at least consider these reasons that sending missionaries is just as valid today as it was 2,000 years ago. To learn more or purchase the book, click on this link: https://amzn.to/3lHPDSK.

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9) We are Grateful for…

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10) New Motus Dei Book Analyzes Movement Theology – and More

10) New Motus Dei Book Analyzes Movement Theology – and More

Confession: We long for earthshaking missions books. We hope and pray for books that will rattle the “status quo” cages. Think about the books that have impacted you. (If you have a moment, please list one in the comments below.) Was there a book that affected you to the core? Patrick Johnstone’s Operation World was like that for us. And what was that book, The Hidden Half (no longer available). Perhaps yours was David Platt’s Radical. Don’t you long for books like these?

Motus Dei has the potential to be another one of those books. Last week, we highlighted that it would launch soon. Now it has. We were able to read a pre-release copy. It does an incredible job of analyzing disciple-making movements and making detailed, profound observations, without losing sight of the broader goal and purpose of these movements. The conclusions drawn throughout this study assist in clearing misunderstandings that some may have towards CPM/DMMs and enable us to be as effective as possible as we multiply. It’s available today at https://missionbooks.org/products/motus-dei. Once you read it, would you please give your own take on it in a comment below? Thanks for considering. read more…

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